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Report: China`s ports fail to regulate pollution

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30/10/2014

China's busy ports fail to regulate heavy emissions of sulfur oxide and other pollutants mostly from cargo ships although they're the biggest source of air pollution in port cities such as Hong Kong, according to a new report. The U.S.-based Natural Resources Defense Council found that maritime activity accounts for half of all sulfur oxide emitted in Hong Kong and about a third of all nitrogen ...

SolarCity’s New ZS Beam Solar Carport System Makes it Faster, Cheaper, Easier and Safer to Install Solar in Parking Lots

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29/10/2014

SolarCity (Nasdaq: SCTY), the nation’s #1 solar power provider, unveiled ZS Beam, a new product that allows solar panels to be attached to parking lot shading structures faster, more safely and at a lower cost than was previously possible. The newest product in SolarCity’s Zep Solar line should make it possible for more businesses, schools and government organizations to build ...

Texas Company to Pay $1.6M for Oil Spill Violations

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30/10/2014

Superior Crude Gathering Inc. (Superior Crude) has agreed to pay a civil penalty for alleged violations of the Clean Water Act stemming from a 2010 crude oil spill from tanks at Superior’s oil storage facility in Ingleside, Texas, the Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today. Under the consent decree lodged today in federal court, Superior will pay ...

Sound choice for industrial and environmental noise measurements

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29/10/2014

Measure, record and analyse industrial and environmental noise If you are looking for a data logging integrating averaging sound level meter to undertake your environmental, vehicle and outdoor noise measurements, look no further than the Pulsar Quantifier range. This suite of professional, proven and tested sound level meters is ideal for most workplace ...

New Hach Dr1900 Portable Spectrophotometer

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30/10/2014

Hach Lange has developed a new generation device for portable water analysis – the Hach DR 1900 Spectrophotometer. The robust and waterproof entry level spectrophotometer model can utilise the tried and tested cuvette test system from HACH LANGE, this delivers officially recognised results for your water testing in just a few work steps. The Hach DR 1900 Spectrophotometer and is ideal ...

Sercel Extends Frontiers of Downhole Operations with Launch of GeoWave II

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28/10/2014

Sercel announced today the launch of GeoWave II, an innovative new downhole seismic tool for conducting safe and efficient Vertical Seismic Profile (VSP) and hydraulic fracture monitoring surveys in the most hostile well environments. GeoWave II is the industry’s first digital multi-level array specifically designed for high-temperature, high-pressure wells. It is capable of continuous ...

DOE, Washington Closure complete recycling project at Hanford

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29/10/2014

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently teamed with contractor Washington Closure Hanford to complete a major recycling effort during cleanup of the Hanford Site in southeastern Washington State. The work involved removing an electrical substation in the 300 Area, a former industrial complex about a mile north of the city of Richland that was the center of Hanford’s radiological ...

Calgon Carbon Awarded Second Major Contract In 2014 For Drinking Water Treatment In South Korea

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29/10/2014

Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC) announced that it has been awarded a contract by Samsung C&T Corporation to supply 7.2 million pounds of Filtrasorb® granular activated carbon (GAC) to the Dduk-Do Municipal Drinking Water (Dduk-Do) Plant in Seoul City, South Korea.  The value of the contract was not disclosed. The Dduk-Do Plant provides 198 million gallons of potable water ...

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